City Hall http://kalw.org en Billionaires’ sailboat race may leave San Francisco in debt http://kalw.org/post/billionaires-sailboat-race-may-leave-san-francisco-debt <p></p><p>On a rare, hot summer Saturday on the San Francisco Bay, a race between a pair of 10 million dollar sailboats has just begun: Team Italy against Team New Zealand. Spectators at a viewing area on San Francisco’s Embarcadero lounge on bean bag chairs. Piers 27-29 have been converted into a giant pavilion, with big screen TVs, picnic tables, a concert space, and Nespresso machines at every corner.</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 23:53:26 +0000 Angela Johnston 32647 at http://kalw.org Billionaires’ sailboat race may leave San Francisco in debt New Warriors arena in San Francisco not a slam dunk http://kalw.org/post/new-warriors-arena-san-francisco-not-slam-dunk <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco’s waterfront is booming. It’s become a major destination for tourists and locals, celebrated two World Series wins, and is currently playing host to an international sailing race. There’s a new cruise ship terminal, and a re-invented </span>Exploratorium<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. And now the waterfront is preparing itself for another huge makeover.</span></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 00:33:24 +0000 Angela Johnston 31049 at http://kalw.org New Warriors arena in San Francisco not a slam dunk Seeing past the nudity at San Francisco City Hall http://kalw.org/post/seeing-past-nudity-san-francisco-city-hall <p>San Francisco has long been known as a city where you can let it all hang out. Nudists from all over the world flock here to participate in events like the <a href="http://www.folsomstreetevents.org">Folsom Street Fair</a>, but the city seems to have had enough of the buff. Last week, city supervisors <a href="http://www.advocate.com/politics/2012/12/05/san-francisco-approves-public-nudity-ban">voted</a> to ban public nudity as of February 1.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 02:00:22 +0000 Ashleyanne Krigbaum 20502 at http://kalw.org Seeing past the nudity at San Francisco City Hall Back to the beginning with Belva Davis http://kalw.org/post/back-beginning-belva-davis <p>The 2012 election marks the final significant broadcast for Bay Area trailblazing journalist Belva Davis. She’s come very far:</p><p>“When I was first applying for jobs in television, I had never seen a black television reporter,” Davis once said.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 23:39:35 +0000 Holly Kernan 18957 at http://kalw.org Back to the beginning with Belva Davis